IPG Photonics has a total of 1253 patents globally, out of which 639 have been granted. Of these 1253 patents, more than 73% patents are active. United States Of America is where IPG Photonics has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and China. Parallelly, United States Of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of IPG Photonics.
IPG Photonics was founded in 1990 by Valentin Gapontsev. IPG Photonics produces high-power fiber lasers and amplifiers. The Company develops and commercializes optical fiber-based lasers used in a wide range of applications such as materials processing, telecommunications, and medical applications. As of April 2022 IPG Photonics has a market cap of $5.25 Billion.
Do read about some of the most popular patents of IPG Photonics which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find IPG Photonics patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over IPG Photonics patent portfolio.
How many patents does the Founder and CEO of IPG Photonics have?
The Founder and CEO, Valentin Gapontsev has 84 patents.
How many patents does IPG Photonics have?
IPG Photonics has a total of 1253 patents globally. These patents belong to 358 unique patent families. Out of 1253 patents, 926 patents are active.
How Many Patents did IPG Photonics File Every Year?
Are you wondering why there is a drop in patent filing for the last two years? It is because a patent application can take up to 18 months to get published. Certainly, it doesn’t suggest a decrease in the patent filing.
|Year of Patents Filing or Grant||IPG Photonics Applications Filed||IPG Photonics Patents Granted|
How many IPG Photonics patents are Alive/Dead?
How Many Patents did IPG Photonics File in Different Countries?
Countries in which IPG Photonics Filed Patents
|United States Of America||311|
Where are Research Centers of IPG Photonics Patents Located?
10 Best IPG Photonics Patents
US20120234807A1 is the most popular patent in the IPG Photonics portfolio. It has received 157 citations so far from companies like Disco Corporation and Infineon Technologies
Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of IPG Photonics:
|Publication Number||Citation Count|
Which Companies are using IPG Photonics Patents to Advance their Research?
If patents or patents from a particular technology area of a company receive a lot of citations, it implies that the technology is being followed and incrementally innovated by the citing companies. It also indicates that citing companies are working on similar and closely related technologies.
The top citing companies in the IPG Photonics patent portfolio are General Electric, Applied Materials and Corning.
List of the top forward citing Companies –
|Company||Number of Patents|
|Pacific Western Bank||7|
|Bank Of America||6|
|Concept Laser Gmbh||5|
Count of 102 and 103 Type Rejections based on IPG Photonics Patents
Top IPG Photonics Patents used in Rejecting Most Patent Applications
|Patent Number||Count of Rejected Applications|
What Percentage of IPG Photonics US Patent Applications were Granted?
IPG Photonics (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 249 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 217 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 93.53%.
Below are the key stats of IPG Photonics patent prosecution at the USPTO.
Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for IPG Photonics?
|Law Firm||Total Applications||Success Rate|
|Nixon & Vanderhye||45||100.00%|
|Grossman Tucker Perreault & Pfleger||30||86.67%|
|Clements Bernard Baratta Walker||20||100.00%|
|Joshua D Isenberg||15||100.00%|
|Womble Bond Dickinson||8||100.00%|
|Christensen Fonder Dardi & Herbert||4||100.00%|
|Nixon & Vanderhye||4||100.00%|
|Partnerships And Innovation||3||100.00%|
|Barlow Josephs & Holmes||1||0.00%|
|Dykema Gossett Pllc||1||100.00%|
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